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Welcome to Bristol ...

The Town of Bristol is located in Ontario County<1>.

The location of Bristol has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bristol has a population of 2,222 people<3> (see below for details).

Bristol is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bristol lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bristol: (585)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 2,222 people. This is a decrease of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bristol had a population of 2,315 people. This makes Bristol the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Bristol represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 837th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,315 people, the population of Bristol decreased 4.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,421 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bristol.

Communities Also Named Bristol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bristol.

Communities near Bristol ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bristol.

  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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    • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
  • Victor [Ontario County]
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    • Victor [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
  • Farmington [Ontario County]
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    • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bristol
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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      • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<6>
    • Mendon [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
      • Mendon [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
    • Manchester [Ontario County]
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      • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Macedon [Wayne County]
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      • Macedon [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedon

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bristol. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bristol.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bristol. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bristol.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bristol. See our Newspapers Page for Bristol.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...

Looking for more information about Bristol? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bristol, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bristol.

Mentions & References for Bristol

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Ontario County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bristol. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Ontario County: www.co.ontario.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Ontario, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bristol.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bristol) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bristol. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BristolOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8087, Longitude: -77.4253       In this case, the coordinates for Bristol have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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